Washington, DC: Civil Society, Security and Aid Post-9/11

LSE alumni and friends are invited to a talk on "Civil Society, Security and Aid Post-9/11: Challenges, Tensions and Dilemmas" featuring LSE's Professor Jude Howell and Dr Jeremy Lind.

Reception to follow.

Join us March 1st as we celebrate the publication of a new book, Civil Society Under Strain; Counter-Terrorism Policy, Civil Society and Aid Post 9/11 (Kumarian Press) with a discussion and reception at the Stewart R. Mott house. The books’ editors, Jude Howell and Jeremy Lind of the London School of Economics Civil Society Centre, will provide their analysis on how nonprofits and aid agencies can engage in security debates and respond to security initiatives in a way that does not compromise their own priorities and principles.

Stewart R. Mott House
122 Maryland Avenue NE
Washington, DC
(Across the street from the U.S. Supreme Court)

March 1st, 2010 at 5:00pm

Wine (and non-alcoholic drinks), hors d' oeuvres and desserts will be served.

This event is open to the public. RSVPs should be sent to ssazawal@charityandsecurity.org

About the book:

Civil Society Under Strain is the first book to comprehensively examine the War on Terror’s impact on nonprofits around the world.  Each chapter presents the shared and unique challenges facing nonprofits in countries such as the United States, Sri Lanka, Australia, India, Spain and former Soviet republics like Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. Copies of the book will be available for sale at the reception.